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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Norwich to hold 50th annual Vt. State Science and Math Fair

For Immediate Release
April 8, 2010
Contact: Daphne Larkin


Norwich to hold 50th annual Vt. State Science and Math Fair

Who: Vermont 5th-12th graders, winners of local competitions

What: 250 math, science, engineering and technology projects (out of 2,000 submitted) to compete for state and national prizes and awards totaling $10,000 in cash and travel prizes, $900,000 in scholarships to Vermont colleges and an opportunity to represent Vermont at the Annual International Science and Engineering Fair in San Jose, Calif. in May

Where: Norwich University, Bartoletto Hall; awards ceremony in Dole Auditorium

When: Saturday, April 17, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Why: "Our mission is to inspire and reward Vermont middle and high school students for high quality inquiry by providing free access to competitions for independent student research and services to Vermont teachers to improve inquiry education."

How: Approximately 150 judges, including scientists, secondary education faculty, dentists, physicians, nurses, military personnel and retirees, and other science related professionals from across Vermont will judge projects, with each submission reviewed separately by three different judges

Website: http://bit.ly/8ZH7Sn

Contact: Carlos Pinkham at 485-2319 or pinkhamc@norwich.edu

This event is free and open to the public.


Norwich University is a diversified academic institution that educates traditional-age students and adults in a Corps of Cadets and as civilians. Norwich offers a broad selection of traditional and distance-learning programs culminating in Baccalaureate and Graduate Degrees. Norwich University was founded in 1819 by Captain Alden Partridge of the U.S. Army. Norwich University is the oldest private military college in the United States of America and the birthplace of our nation's Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). www.norwich.edu